Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits!
Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease.
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Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant.
Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and... Read more
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I've tried eDiets, Weight Watchers, TOPPS and never seemed at home. Somehow, I feel more at ease here and I have not explored mo... Read more
I'm trying to lose weight but I'm still nursing... does this affect what my daily calorie intake should be? I think as a nursing mom I need a couple hundred more calories each day but am not sure... and if I do, how do I have the goal tracker incorpo... Read more
I'm a nurse and there's free food around ALL THE TIME at work. In the past few weeks I've completely resisted doughnuts, catered fast food biscuits, an ice cream social, "cake day".... I could go on and on! I'm really proud of myself!... Read more
We are celebrating nurses week at work this wk. Dif themes & games daily along with food. . Yesterday was PJ day so they brought donuts, chocolate milk,and oj, I worked a double shift and am proud to say I stayed away from all of the junk. Cont..... Read more
One of the simple home remedy cure for Blood Pressure is Fenugreek Seeds.The Process:1. Take a pinch of Raw Fenugreek Seeds, about 8 - 10 seeds2. Swallow it with water before taking your breakfast, every morningThe Cure:The seeds of Fenugreek... Read more
Iíve decided to make it an annual tradition to blog about what Iím thankful for at this time of the year. I feel like I do a pretty good job of being thankful year-round for a lot of things in my life: my family, my friends, a stable job that I enj... Read more
Your doctor can be a great resource to help guide you toward a healthier life. But every so often, you might need professional health advice immediately--advice that you can't necessarily get from a quick Google search. Maybe you're dealing w... Read more
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